People Time Forgot: Olga and Earlie Whittaker

Olga and Earlie Whittaker made their home in East End, Grand Cayman.

Olga was a busy housewife who had her hands full raising five children, which included Dawson, Maxine, Eileen, Rexford and Calvin. Earlie was a hard working farmer and construction worker, as putting food on the table for a family of seven required more than one occupation.

Their son Dawson Whittaker followed his father’s footsteps as a building foreman; he owns a local construction company and is highly respected for building custom homes and overseeing renovations.

This image was taken in the early 1980s. Olga passed away in 2002 at the age of 83 and Earlie passed away in 2000 at the age of 88.

This image is from the book ‘The People Time Forgot’ by G Nowak. The book is for sale at the National Museum and all proceeds from sales go towards museum projects.

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